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Extra Role on Treme                                                                        Value: Priceless
In what role will you be cast? Musician, cook, tourist, second liner? Discover your inner actor when you
star as an extra in an episode of the first season of Treme. (To be scheduled at a mutually agreeable
time between March 29, 2010 and April 23, 2010.) Compliments of Treme

Lunch with Melissa Leo                                                                     Value: Priceless
Time to dine with a star! Enjoy lunch with one of America’s best character actresses, Melissa Leo, who
plays Antoinette “Toni” Bernette on Treme. Melissa will treat you to lunch at Patois, the acclaimed
uptown restaurant that is the location for “Desautel’s” in the show, a favorite dining spot for her
character. Compliments of Melissa Leo

Mignon Faget One-of-a-Kind Necklace                                                          Value: $2000
Every New Orleans lady has to have a piece from Mignon Faget, as essential to a wardrobe in this city as
Tiffany’s is in New York. The designer’s family has been in New Orleans since the Eighteenth Century,
and her jewelry is inspired by the natural and man-made landmarks of Southern Louisiana. This
astonishing 19-inch necklace, moonsnail on blue agate with sterling silver, is the only one of its kind.
Compliments of Mignon Faget

Treme Premiere Tickets                                                                     Value: Priceless
Join the cast and crew of HBO’s latest series with two tickets to the premiere of Treme on April 10th, the
night before the television premiere, here in New Orleans. Includes a cocktail hour before the showing.
This event is not open to the public—this is your only chance to get tickets to this exciting city
happening. Compliments of Treme

Trip for 2 to Los Angeles to see “Ellen,” Including Hotel & Airfare                          Value: $1500
Head to Hollywood in style. Enjoy a pair of tickets to the hit Ellen Degeneres Show plus airfare for two to
Los Angeles and a two-night stay at the 4-star Sofitel Hotel, offering French style and Hollywood glamour
near the world-famous Rodeo Drive, Melrose Avenue, and Sunset Boulevard. Compliments of United
Airlines, Sofitel Hotel & Ellen Degeneres Show

Visit the Set of Treme                                                                     Value: Priceless
Unwind with a romantic getaway in beautiful Martha’s Vineyard. Fly up to Massachusetts with two
roundtrip coach tickets on Delta Airlines. Enjoy a two-night stay at the Charlotte Inn, a classic New
England country inn housed in an elegant Nineteenth-Century mansion, named one of the nation’s top
ten hotels by Horace Sutton. Top off the weekend with a sunset cruise on a 47-foot Cabo Custom
Sportfisher along the north shore of Martha’s Vineyard. (Plane tickets subject to availability, with the
value not to exceed $1,000. Travel must be completed by December 31, 2010.Cruise based on
availability. Room at Inn based on availability; expires after one year; non-transferable.) Compliments of
Travelcorp International, Charlotte Inn, and Tim Goodman Nobska Sportfishing
Weekend in Martha’s Vineyard for Two                                                         Value: $2600
Come join the cast and crew for lunch and an afternoon of filming Treme. You and a friend will have the
opportunity to watch the making of this new drama series from Creators Eric Overmyer and David
Simon—from the lights and camera to the incredible actor performances and forgotten lines, it will be a
memorable experience. (This visit is to be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time between March 29,
2010 and April 23, 2010.) Compliments of Treme

Screenwriters Conference VIP Package for Two                                                      Value: $
Follow your creative dreams! The Nashville Screenwriters Conference brings Hollywood’s top writers,
producers, directors, managers, agents, and other studio executives to Nashville to provide aspiring
screenwriters the opportunity to network, learn, and explore the inner workings of Hollywood. Enjoy
this Screenwriters VIP package for two at the twelfth annual event, June 4-6, 2010, including panel and
event access, hotel accommodations and roundtrip airfare to Nashville. Panelists include Treme’s David
Simon and Eric Overmyer, and the writers of films and television programs such as The Blind Side,
Minority Report, Seinfeld, National Treasure, The Fisher King, All of Me, and more. Compliments of the
Nashville Screenwriters Conference and HBO

Treme Actor Memorabilia Boxes
For the New Orleans Musicians Clinic, the cast of Treme decorated and filled these boxes with items
that reflect their characters and themselves.                                          Value: Priceless
Boxes to be auctioned from Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, John Goodman, Michiel
Huisman, Melissa Leo, Lucia Micarelli, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce, Steve Zahn




SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
100. Treme Pilot Crew T-Shirt                                                                   Value: $30
This crew-only T-Shirt was given to those who worked on the pilot episode in the spring of 2009.
Whether you collect T-shirts or just want to rep the new show, you’ll be styling in this Treme Pilot crew
T-Shirt (men’s XXL). Compliments of Treme

101. True Blood T-Shirt and 2010 Calendar                                                       Value: $30
Relive your favorite moments from HBO’s hit series True Blood with a 2010 official True Blood calendar,
plus T-shirt (men’s large). Compliments of HBO

102. Band of Brothers Miniseries                                                                Value: $60
Watch the entire HBO miniseries. Band of Brothers tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of
the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, as they parachute into France early on D-Day morning, fight in
the Battle of the Bulge, and capture Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. Compliments of HBO

103. The Sopranos—The Book                                                                      Value: $40
The companion volume to the revolutionary HBO television series features more than 30 original
interviews with the show’s actors, producers, and guest stars, behind-the-scenes looks at sets and
locations, a detailed episode guide, and more than 200 color photos. A must-have for diehard fans.
Compliments of HBO

104. American Humane Association: T-Shirt and Compactable Tote                                     Value: $30
Enjoy this gray “Protecting Your Ass” tee (women’s large), plus a rip-stop nylon tote bag that holds more
than 25 pounds but folds up into the palm of your hand. Compliments of the American Humane
Association

105. Sex and the City Ballet Flats                                                                 Value: $75
As Carrie might say, “I’m not afraid of heights—have you seen my heels?” but after a night out in
stilettos, it’s time to relax with these fashionable Sex and the City ballet flats (silver, size 7-8). Redfoot
specially designed this famous “After Party Shoe” to provide comfort and relief. Perfect for any occasion.
Compliments of HBO

106. “It’s Always 5 O’Clock Somewhere” Painted Wall Hanging                                      Value: $175
French artist Simon Hardeveld has lived in New Orleans for almost 30 years. His unique folk-art signs,
done with oil-based enamel paint on plywood, include the famous “Be Nice or Leave.” They have
become ubiquitous in restaurants and shops all over town and have earned national recognition from
the New York Times. This unique art piece gives you an opportunity to display the local spirit of les bon
temps in your own home. Compliments of Simon Hardeveld

107. Big Easy High: Davis Rogan, The Joint, and Bike Tune-up                                     Value: $115
Davis Rogan, the local-legend pianist, raconteur, and consultant on Treme, can be seen around rolling
around town on his bike, usually high off The Joint. By which we mean, of course, stuffed with barbecue
from The Joint, the funky Bywater spot named one of the nation’s top ten barbecue restaurants by Bon
Appétit. Roll up some grooves with Rogan’s The Once and Future DJ CD, satisfy your munchies with a
$40 gift card to The Joint, and wake-and-bike with a full tune-up at Bayou Bicycles, the go-to spot for the
city’s avid cyclists for more than two decades. You’ll be insane in the membrane, brah. You’ll be insane
in the brain. Compliments of Davis Rogan, The Joint, and Bayou Bicycles

108. Show at Le Petit Théâtre for Two                                                              Value: $80
Enjoy a pair of tickets to see any show produced by Le Petit Théâtre, the nation’s longest-running
community theatre, during the 2010-2011 season, their 95th. Nestled in the heart of the French
Quarter, the theatre embraces a reverence for history while producing innovative shows that look
toward the future of theatre. (May exclude opening nights, previews, and other special engagements.
Tickets must be reserved at least four business days prior to performance. Subject to availability.)
Compliments of Le Petite Théâtre du Vieux Carré.

109. Sex & The City Complete Series Set on DVD                                                   Value: $200
Relive all your favorite episodes with Carrie and the girls from HBO’s famed TV series, Sex and The City,
with this complete series (seasons 1-6) DVD collection. Compliments of HBO

110. Recycled Art Piece—“Water Meter Clock”                                                        Value: $38
Unique Products is an environmentally friendly retail gallery on Magazine Street. Recycling artists Mark
Kirk and Heather Macfarlane provide green-themed home decor, accessories and lighting, with each
item individually designed and handmade by the artists. This boutique clock features a rubbing of city’s
funky water-meter covers, silkscreened onto scrap roofing metal. It’s an ideal kitchen clock that runs on
a AA battery. Compliments of Unique Products

111. Bonnie Raitt Autographed Guitar                                                         Value: $1000
Fender Stratocaster signed by Grammy-winning, multiplatinum-selling recording artist Bonnie Raitt,
named one of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time by Mojo. (Case generously donated by New Orleans
Music Exchange.) Compliments of Bonnie Raitt

112. Kodak Travel Package                                                                      Value: $35
Take your Kodak moments on the road! Enjoy this Kodak travel bag, packed with Pen-and-notebook set,
calculator, golf towel, InCamera magazine, bullet line, binoculars, and travel blanket. Courtesy of Kodak

113. Romantic One-Night Stay at Old Centenary Inn                                             Value: $200
Step back in time and visit historic Jackson, Louisiana. Your one-night stay for two in the beautiful
“Scarlett O’Hara” room at the Old Centenary Inn includes a full plantation breakfast for two. Sit out on
the veranda and enjoy a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine from the nearby Feliciana Cellars
Winery—immerse yourself in the charm, grandeur, and relaxing pleasures of small-town Southern life.
(Call for reservation, subject to availability.) Compliments of Fran and Leroy Harvey.

115. Autographed: Straight No Chaser’s Christmas Cheer                                        Value: $100
The latest hit Christmas CD from Atlantic recording artists Straight No Chaser. The CD liner is signed by
all ten members of this red-hot a cappella group responsible for the YouTube sensation “Twelve Days of
Christmas.” Compliments of Atlantic Records



116. Autographed Framed Photo of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks                              Value: $175
Color photograph of husband-and-wife recording artists Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, signed by the
couple. Trucks, who plays with The Allman Brothers Band and The Derek Trucks Band, was called “the
most awe-inspiring electric slide guitar player performing today” by the Wall Street Journal; wife
Tedeschi has received several Grammy nominations. Compliments The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic

117. Body Treatment at Belladonna Day Spa                                                     Value: $165
Transport yourself to a place that calms the mind and soothes the soul with Belladonna’s “Be
Bamboozled Body Treatment,” including an exfoliating scrub of lemongrass, kaffir, lime, and essential
oils; a luxurious bath made from green tea, mulberry, and milk that softens and conditions the skin; and
finally a deep and relaxing body massage. Ommmmm. Compliments of Belladonna Day Spa

118. Wooden Art Piece—“French Quarter” by Joe Derr                                            Value: $750
Self-taught local artist Joe Derr has made a name for himself with his whimsical and expressive wood
sculptures. This intricately designed house, painted in soft pastels and adorned with Mardi Gras beads,
captures the loose spirit of the unforgettable neighborhood for which it is named. Compliments of KAKO
Gallery
119. Steve Earle Autographed Vinyl and DVD                                                     Value: $100
Enjoy Townes, the latest record from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actor in The Wire and
Treme Steve Earle, on vinyl, along with the DVD Steve Earle: Live from Austin, TX, November 12, 2000—
both signed by the “hardcore troubadour” himself. Compliments of Steve Earle

120. Gift Certificate for The Container Store                                                   Value: $50
So many options you can’t contain yourself! Enjoy this $50 gift certificate to The Container Store and
shop online among their thousands of storage solutions for home and office. Compliments of The
Container Store

121. Autographed: Personalized Portrait of Bonnie Raitt                                        Value: $200
Giclee color art print of Grammy-winning, multiplatinum-selling recording artist Bonnie Raitt, created by
California artist George Milo Buck. Bonnie will sign and give a personalized dedication as requested by
the winning bidder, to be shipped after the auction. Compliments of Bonnie Raitt

122. Bruce Springsteen Autographed Guitar                                                     Value: $3000
A fabulous piece for music fans still “born to run” after all these years, Bruce Springsteen’s Fender
Telecaster signed by the Boss himself! Includes guitar and case. Compliments of Bruce Springsteen

123. 2 VIP Tickets to “Down in the Bayou II” Show at The Howlin’ Wolf                          Value: $220
Rock out for an important cause with this pair of VIP tickets to the sold-out “Down in the Bayou” concert
at The Howlin’ Wolf on April 29, a benefit for the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic. The show includes
members of Widespread Panic, Jimmy Carpenter, John “Papa” Gros, Big Chief Bo Dollis, Papa Mali, and
many more. VIP benefits include special all-access passes, hors d’ouevres from noted local chefs in the
green room, two drink tickets, and limited-edition “Down in the Bayou II” T-shirts and commemorative
dish towel. Compliments of New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic.

124. Steve Earle Autographed CDs and DVD                                                        Value: $75
Enjoy Townes, the latest CD from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actor in The Wire and Treme
Steve Earle, along with The Revolution Starts Now CD and Just an American Boy DVD, all signed by the
“hardcore troubadour” himself. Compliments of Steve Earle

125. Basin Street Records Collection & Coffee with Founder Mark Samuels                        Value: $300
This incredible selection of 20 CDs comes from Basin Street Records, which specializes in New Orleans
jazz, blues, funk, R&B, and rock. Enjoy the collection, including the latest CDs from Kermit Ruffins and
Jeremy Davenport, then (if you choose), chat music with Basin Street Records Founder and President
Mark Samuels over mid-morning coffee in Mid-City. Compliments of Basin Street Records

126. Steve Earle Ultimate Live Package Autographed                                             Value: $100
Enjoy Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actor in The Wire and Treme Steve Earle’s CD Live from
Austin, TX, November 12, 2000, along with the DVDs Live from Austin, TX, September 12, 1986 and Live
at Montreaux 2005—all signed by the “hardcore troubadour” himself. Compliments of Steve Earle
127. Big Ol’ Box of New Orleans                                                                 Value: $47
Four CDs featuring the ultimate collection of music from New Orleans, with over five hours of
unforgettable local grooves, including Rock, Jazz, Soul, Funk, R&B, Cajun, Blues, and Klezmer. Featuring
Fats Domino, Dr. John, Rebirth Brass Band, the Meters, the Neville Brothers, Louis Armstrong, and many
more. Some even performing here tonight! Compliments of Dan Attias and Gary Stewart

128. Customized Men’s Coat by Ponderosa Stomp’s Art Director                                   Value: $130
One-of-a-kind customized men’s coat designed by Ponderosa Stomp’s art director Sam Padnos, part of
the Stomp Coat series, combining vintage findings with Padnos’s artwork. Compliments of the
Ponderosa Stomp Foundation

130. Tunes from The Wire                                                                        Value: $30
Fans of The Wire and the club and hip-hop scenes will love this pair of CDs: Five Years of Music from The
Wire, featuring more than 30 songs and dialogue snippets from the show; and Beyond Hamsterdam:
Baltimore Tracks from The Wire, featuring nine songs taken from the show plus two extras, all from
Baltimore recording artists. Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions

131. Voodoo Experience VIP LOA Passes                                                         Value: $1000
Enjoy two three-day VIP passes to the 2010 Voodoo Experience Music Festival. Includes access to the
LOA lounge front-row reserved area by the main stage, reserved parking in the LOA parking lot, line-free
entrance, raised viewing area, complimentary New Orleans lunch buffet with daily signature drinks,
complimentary dinner buffet, continuous full-bar service, exclusive live performances, and private
bathrooms. Compliments of Rehage Entertainment—Voodoo Experience.

132. Framed Painting—“Sweet Spot” by Rondell Crier                                             Value: $400
As a high-school freshman, Rondell Crier joined Ya/Ya, an educational organization that provides
experiences in the arts and entrepreneurship to New Orleans-area youth. Now, a successful artist who
shows his art all over the nation, Crier is the creative director of Ya/Ya. This framed acrylic painting,
“Sweet Spot,” captures the colorful musical spirit of Crier’s home. Compliments of Ya/Ya Inc.

133. Entourage “Let’s Hug it Out” Hoodie                                                        Value: $45
As any fan of Ari Gold and the boys knows, when you get into a fight with one of your crew, there’s only
one thing to do: Hug it out. A must for fans of HBO’s hit series Entourage, this hooded sweatshirt (men’s
large) features Ari’s famous catchphrase. Compliments of HBO

134. Autographed Treme Pilot Script                                                        Value: Priceless
Script for the Treme Pilot episode, signed by the cast: Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, John
Goodman, Michiel Huisman, Melissa Leo, Lucia Micarelli, Wendell Pierce, Clarke Peters, and Steve Zahn.
Compliments of Treme.

135. The Wire Series DVD Boxed Set Autographed by David Simon                                  Value: $225
Enjoy all five seasons of the acclaimed HBO series The Wire on DVD box set, signed by series creator
David Simon. Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions
136. True Blood Season One DVD Collection                                                       Value: $69
In the backwoods town of Bon Temps, vampires have come “out of the coffin.” Enjoy the full DVD
collection of Season One of this dark and sexy new series from creator and Executive Producer Alan Ball,
the Oscar-winning writer of American Beauty and creator of the Emmy-winning Six Feet Under.
Compliments of HBO

137. Original Photograph—“Sunday-Jazz” by Louis Sahuc                                         Value: $1150
The San Francisco Chronicle wrote of New Orleans photographer Louis Sahuc, “Each work is a love letter
to this seductive place.” This large color photograph, a stark mélange of horns and shadows, certainly
lives up to the billing. (No reproductive rights of any kind granted.) Compliments of Louis
Sahuc/PhotoWorks.

138. Autographed Basketball by Walt “Clyde” Frazier                                            Value: $150
NBA basketball signed by Hall of Fame Knicks guard Walt “Clyde” Frazier, one of the greatest point
guards in basketball history. Frazier retired as the Knicks all-time leader in games, points, and assists,
and was elected to the NBA’s Fiftieth Anniversary All-Time Team in 1996. Compliments of the New York
Knicks

139. Entourage Package                                                                          Value: $90
Behind every great agent is a great assistant. Ari and Lloyd. Enjoy Seasons 1 and 2 of the HBO hit series
Entourage on DVD, while sipping from a “Lloyd” mug. Compliments of HBO

140. Super-Stretch Limo Service                                                                Value: $300
Cruise through the city in style like the boys of Entourage with three hours of service in Celebrity
Limousine’s Super Stretch. Excludes special events and holidays. Compliments of Celebrity Limousine
and Transportation

141. Two Tickets to French Quarter Festival’s “TGIF” Kickoff Party                             Value: $250
Get onboard the historic Steamboat Natchez for the French Quarter Festival’s annual “Thank God it’s
Festival” kickoff party on Thursday, April 8 at 7:00 p.m. Enjoy Abita beer, Southern Comfort cocktails,
great food, and performances by Kermit Ruffins and John Royen, plus this great festival prize pack.
Compliments of French Quarter Festival Inc

142. American Humane Association: Scarf and Stainless-Steel Water Canister                      Value: $20
Enjoy this “Protecting Your Ass” women’s scarf plus a “Protecting Your Ass” stainless-steel water
canister. Compliments of the American Humane Association

143. Hornets 4 Club-Level Tickets                                                              Value: $700
Enjoy four club level seats to a 2010 Hornets game (choose among the following games—Washington
Wizards, March 31; Charlotte Bobcats, April 7; Minnesota Timberwolves, April 11). In addition to All-
Stars Chris Paul and David West, the Hornets have been anchored this season by the dazzling play of
rookies Darren Collison and Marcus Thornton. Compliments of the New Orleans Hornets.
145. WHO DAT? Saints Purse, Superbowl XLIV Towel                                                Value: $150
Stand up and get crunk in style. Let the world know you’re a member of Who Dat Nation with a
commemorative Super Bowl towel and this custom-made Retro book Saints purse. Talk about good luck:
This steel, snap-clasp purse and towel were at the historic Super Bowl, with a fan on the fifty yard line!
Compliments of Lucy Burnett

146. Autographed Framed Photo of Blind Boys of Alabama                                        Value: $200
A framed pair of black-and-white photos of the Blind Boys of Alabama, signed by the Blind Boys. First
formed in 1939, the critically acclaimed gospel group was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in
2007 and awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. Compliments of The New Orleans
Musicians’ Clinic

147. Kodak EasyShare Digital Frame                                                              Value: $80
Share your memories with this sleek Kodak EasyShare SV710 digital-picture frame with remote, play
back video and MP3s and built-in speakers. Compatible with SD, MMC, Memory Stick, xD, CF, and MD
card. Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions

148. Bulleit Bash—Cocktail Party for Fifteen                                                  Value: $750
Host a cocktail party at your house for you and fourteen guests and enjoy award-winning fine bourbon.
Compliments of Glazer’s Companies of Louisiana.

149. Deadwood Complete Series                                                                 Value: $180
Witness the birth of an American frontier town and the ruthless power struggle between its pioneers in
this acclaimed HBO series from Emmy Award-winning creator David Milch. Enjoy all three seasons on
DVD. Compliments of HBO

150. Saints: 2 Suite Tickets at the Superdome                                                Value: $2000
Now that the Black and Gold have won the Super Bowl, our defending champs are going to be the
hottest ticket in town next season. Enjoy a pair of suite tickets to any regular-season game during the
2010 season, including full catering and open bar. (Proper attire in suite required.) Compliments of Jason
Sciavicco/Horizon Entertainment.

151. Autographed Poster, The Wire, Season 4                                                Value: Priceless
Remember the critically celebrated fourth season of The Wire with this rare “No Corner Left Behind”
promotional mini-poster, signed by actors Jamie Hector, Domenick Lombardozzi, Seth Gilliam, Chad
Coleman, Tristan Wilds, and Julito McCullum. Compliments of The Wire Productions

152. Autographed Basketball: New Orleans Hornets                                              Value: $100
New Orleans Hornets basketball signed by all members of the 2009-2010 team. In addition to All-Stars
Chris Paul and David West, the Hornets have been led this season by promising guards Darren Collison
and Marcus Thornton, both among the top rookies in the NBA. Compliments of the New Orleans
Hornets
153. Jazz Fest Commemorative Art Collection                                                  Value: $1000
Celebrate the musical history of New Orleans and relive great moments from past festivals with this
collection of rare and valuable materials from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Including:
2007 “Congo Square” poster featuring Trombone Shorty, Noel Rockmore’s famous “The Fight” print,
depicting Muhammad Ali v. Leon Spinks at the Superdome, 1997 Sidney Bechet Cachet, 1998 Allen
Toussaint Cachet Compliments of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation

154. The Wire Season Five Crew-Only Hat                                                         Value: $20
This hat was given to cast and crew members who worked on the final season, with a special
“newspaper” logo. Remember the final season of the acclaimed HBO television series The Wire with a
Season Five. Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions

155. “Buddy D in a Dress” 4 Custom Bottles of Petite Sirah                                     Value: $160
Who Dat?! Pigs are flying, Hades is getting cold, and Buddy D is dancing in Heaven. Longtime New
Orleans sports commentator Bernard “Buddy” Diliberto famously promised to wear a dress and walk
down Bourbon Street if the Saints finally got to the Super Bowl. He passed away in 2005 but when the
Saints made it to the promised land this year, the Times-Picayune honored his memory with an altered
photograph of Buddy in a dress. Savor the city’s sweet victory with four bottles of Windsor Vineyards’
Petite Sirah 2007, each with a custom label of “Buddy D in a Dress.”

156. Art Print—“Circumambulation” by John Michalopoulos                                        Value: $500
The celebrated New Orleans artist John Michalopoulos has had his vividly colorful paintings shown
around the world. “Circumambulation” embodies the distinctive architectural renderings that have
become his trademark. Limited edition art print (206/1,001). Compliments of Michalopoulos

157. Musician's Painting "Treme"                                                                Value: $40
One-of-a-kind textured artwork created for especially for this event.

158. Framed Artwork—“Mali Market” by Meryt Harding                                           Value: $1200
This framed embellished giclée features a richly colored depiction of an active marketplace in Mali.
British-born Meryt Harding studied at the Savannah College of Art and Design and the New Orleans
Academy of Fine Arts. She has exhibited her work nationally and is on the Visual Arts Committee of the
New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center. Compliments of Meryt Harding.

160. Large Framed Artwork by Alexander Stolin                                                Value: $1500
The Ukraine-born artist Alexander Stolin currently lives in Madisonville, Louisiana, and creates paintings
and drawings that capture the people and places of Louisiana and Mississippi. His work has been shown
at galleries across the country. “Shadow” is a haunting color drawing on paper. Compliments of
Alexander Stolin

161. Limited-Edition Photograph by Treme Actor Ntare Mwine                                   Value: $1100
Ntare Mwine, a first-generation Ugandan, is both a renowned photographer and prominent actor in
film, theatre, and television. He plays unflappable sous chef Jacques on Treme. Mwine’s remarkable
photography has been exhibited at museums worldwide; this stunning black-and-white photograph,
“Kirombe,” custom-framed by the artist on distressed Douglas fir, depicts faces from Uganda. Limited
edition 14/100. Compliments of Ntare Mwine

162. Beaded Art Piece: Professor Longhair by John K. Lawson                                      Value: $1500
Local folk artist John Lawson creates intricate tableaux out of Mardi Gras beads, picked up from the
streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of parades. This visually intoxicating portrait of local legend
Professor Longhair shows off Lawson’s unique gift for using meticulous design and rich bursts of color to
capture the culture of the city. Compliments of John K. Lawson

163. Art Print—“Louis and Duke with Friends” by Herman Leonard                                   Value: $1400
Rare color image from Herman Leonard, the legendary photographer known for his unique images of
jazz icons. Archival pigment ink print of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington living it up with female
admirers in Paris in 1960. Compliments of Herman Leonard Photography, LLC

164. Marie Laveau” by Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc                                               Value: $1000
Framed painting by 84-year-old Cajun artist Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc, a self-taught painter born in
the heart of Acadian country. Her work, which has been exhibited around the state, employs vivid colors
with iridescent paint and heavy gel to express the vibrancy and magic of Louisiana culture. This piece
depicts the famous Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, Marie Laveau, celebrating St. John’s Even on Bayou
St. John. Compliments of Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc

165. Framed Artwork—“Skull Chief” by Daniel Price                                                 Value: $800
New Orleans artist Daniel Price created paintings rich with the musicality and passion of the local culture
he loved until his tragic murder at the age of 28, in 2003. This giclée of “Skull Chief,” a vibrant portrait of
a Mardi Gras Indian, exemplifies Price’s work. Compliments of Steve F. Price.

166. “Saints Go Marching” Painting by Tami Curtis-Ellis                                           Value: $150
This unique piece—an acrylic painting sewn onto a vintage windowscreen—employs local artist Tami
Curtis-Ellis’ trademark use of rich color and spontaneous brush strokes. This vivid portrait of a
performance by the Eureka Brass Band perfectly captures the rambunctious musical spirit of New
Orleans. Compliments of Tami Curtis-Ellis

167. Autographed Print—“Cajun Fare” by Fonville Winans                                           Value: $1000
Renowned photographer Fonville Winans, whose work is featured in the opening credits sequence of
Treme, captured the people and places of Louisiana beginning in the 1920s. He depicted Cajun society at
a time when the lack of roads and bridges, along with the guarded and provincial community, made
Francophone Louisiana almost completely separate and unknown to the outside world. “Cajun Fare,” a
small black-and-white print, features a group of Louisianans merrily chowing down. Compliments of
Robert Winans

168. “Waterlines” by David Rae Morris                                                             Value: $300
Featured in the Treme opening credits, this image from photographer David Rae Morris’s exhibit, “Do
You Know What it Means? The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina,” opened at the Ogden Museum of
Southern Art ten weeks after Katrina made landfall. His post-Katrina work was also featured in the
book, Missing New Orleans, published by the Ogden in November 2005. Compliments of David Rae
Morris

169. “To the Ancestors” Featured in Treme Opening Credits                                      Value: $1200
Photographer Lewis Watts has explored African American cultural landscapes for 30 years. When
Hurricane Katrina hit, he was a few days from starting a residency at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art
at the University of New Orleans, continuing a decade-long project of photographing the city and its
people. “To the Ancestors,” a color archival pigment print, depicts the Guardians of the Flame Cultural
Arts Society in the Upper Ninth Ward on Mardi Gras morning, 2008. The image is used in the opening
credits of Treme. Compliments of Lewis Watts

170. “Fence Posts in Floodwaters” by David Rae Morris                                           Value: $500
Featured in the Treme opening credits, this image from photographer David Rae Morris’s exhibit, “Do
You Know What it Means? The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina,” opened at the Ogden Museum of
Southern Art ten weeks after Katrina made landfall. His post-Katrina work was also featured in the
book, Missing New Orleans, published by the Ogden in November 2005. Limited-edition (44/250).
Compliments of David Rae Morris

171. “Squirky Man” by Eric Waters Framed Photograph                                             Value: $850
This image, from Tremé-born photographer Eric Waters, is featured in the opening credits of Treme.
Without training in the arts, Waters started shooting with a Polaroid camera and documenting the
unique culture of his hometown. His insider’s perspective gave him a unique ability to capture the
energy of second lines and Mardi Gras Indians. “Squirky Man,” a framed photograph in striking black
and white, depicts a second liner doing the split in midair. Compliments of Eric Waters

172. Will Steacy Print of Found Katrina-Damaged Photograph                                     Value: $1200
Renowned photographer Will Steacy examines urban America with mournful beauty. His “The Human
Stain” series uses images of flood-damaged photographs, found in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
“Father and Daughter,” a color pigment ink print from the series, is featured on the opening credits of
Treme. Negative made 2005, print made 2009 (limited edition, 3 of 10). Compliments of Will Steacy

173. Autographed Poster: Jonathan Demme’s Man From Plains                                       Value: $150
Poster for the controversial award-winning documentary Man From Plains, signed by director Jonathan
Demme, the Academy Award winner famous for films such as The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia,
and Rachel Getting Married. Compliments of Jonathan Demme

175. Entourage Poster Autographed by Cast                                                       Value: $125
Poster of the whole crew along with Ari Gold, signed by series stars Jeremy Piven, Adrian Grenier, Kevin
Connolly, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Dillon. Compliments of the Producers of Entourage

176. Played by the Pogues, Autographed Guitar                                                Value: Priceless
Kasuga acoustic guitar signed by Pogues accordion-player James Fearnley and used by the legendary
band from 1982-1984. This guitar is rich with rock’n’roll history, including: Pink splatters inside the body
from colored flour-paste thrown around the stage of the 101 Club in Clapham by members of King Kurt
and their audience (October, 1982); repair of hole in the front caused by Shane MacGowan’s living-room
door detaching and falling on instrument (1983); broken headstock caused by a stage technician at the
Ritzy in Brixton—the Ritzy refused to pay for the repair (1984). Compliments of James Fearnley

177. GW Fins Gift Certificate                                                                    Value: $50
Enjoy this $50 gift certificate to experience the cuisine that earned GW Fins a place on Esquire’s
esteemed “Top 20 Best New Restaurants in America.” Located in the heart of the French Quarter,
Executive Chef Tenney Flynn, named New Orleans magazine’s 2004 Chef of the Year, specializes in
extremely fresh seafood, with a diverse menu of seasonal options printed daily. Compliments of GW Fins

178. Homicide Autographed Copy by David Simon                                                    Value: $45
Before he was an Emmy-award winning creator of some of the most original work on television, David
Simon made his mark as a journalist and non-fiction author. His first book, Homicide: A Year on the
Killing Streets, documents Simon’s year shadowing the Baltimore Police Department homicide unit and
inspired the NBC television series Homicide: Life on the Streets. The book is signed by David Simon.
Compliments of David Simon

179. Autographed: Jay-Z Poster                                                                 Value: $300
Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3 promo poster, signed by the Grammy-winning, multiplatinum-selling recording artist
himself. Compliments of Atlantic Records

180. Generation Kill Book                                                                        Value: $20
Rolling Stone journalist Evan Wright’s 2004 book Generation Kill chronicles his experiences embedded
with a Marine Corps unit during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The book was adapted by David Simon and Ed
Burns into an acclaimed HBO miniseries in 2008. Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions

181. Autographed: Limited-Edition Shinedown Lithograph                                         Value: $200
Limited edition lithograph poster promoting The Sound of Madness, the latest album from platinum-
selling hard rockers Shinedown, signed by the band. Compliments of In De Goot Entertainment

182. Bubble’s Depo T-Shirt with Autograph by Actor Andre Royo & The Wire’s Black Cast Rare
Photograph, Autographed by Andre Royo                                                    Value: $75
He might be the eyes and ears of the Baltimore Police Department on the streets, but Bubbles’ number-
one priority is “Bubble’s Depo,” a veritable store on wheels that he runs out of a grocery cart. This rare
“Property of Bubbles” T-shirt (size XL) was pressed and packaged by actor Andre Royo himself in the
garage, a blessing from the longest living junkie of television. Includes a certificate of authenticity and
appreciation signed by the actor. Compliments of Andre Royo, a.k.a. Bubbles

183. Call Sheet from Homicide                                                                    Value: $30
Authentic call sheet from the show that brought David Simon to television. This particular day is the only
time in the history of the show that none of the regular cast were called to set. Reed Diamond had left
the show, but was a guest star that episode. Compliments of Tom Fontana
184. Spread the Love— Big Love Romantic Package                                                Value: $220
If you’re styling in this Big Love tee shirt (men’s large), you might want to start thinking about how to
juggle all the loves in your own life. Woo each and every one with this basket of eight excellent reds and
whites from around the world, selected by Martin Wine Cellar, and a $75 gift card for a dozen roses
from Mona’s Accents. (Mona’s certificate not valid on the week of a holiday.) Compliments of Martin
Wine Cellar, Mona’s Accents, and HBO

185. Eatin’, Rockin’ and Bowlin’: Mid-City Night Out for Two                                    Value: $69
Enjoy a $25 gift certificate for dinner at Ye Olde College Inn, then head on over to Rock ’n’ Bowl with two
tickets for live music, bowling for one hour, shoes, and two drinks. Groove to zydeco, Cajun, swing, or
rhythm and blues at this classic hangout, widely considered one of the best spots in town to see live
music. (Valid only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and must be used in its entirety on specified night.
Bowling lane subject to availability.) Compliments of Rock ’n’ Bowl and Ye Olde College Inn.

186. The Wire Full Series on DVD                                                               Value: $250
Enjoy all five seasons of the acclaimed HBO series The Wire on DVD. Five separate season boxes.
Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions

187. Teddy Bear and Radio Flyer Wagon                                                          Value: $250
A treat for the little ones: Enjoy these gorgeously crafted boutique children’s toys from Magazine
Street’s popular children’s store Pippen Lane. Compliments of Pippen Lane

188. Make Me Up Gift Card                                                                       Value: $25
Are you ready for your close-up? Enjoy a $25 gift certificate to this hip Magazine Street makeup shop.
(Product purchase only, no services.) Compliments of Make Me Up
190. Manolo Blahnik d’Orsay Sandals                                                           Value: $725
Channel your inner Carrie with these purple satin and lace d’Orsay sandals from Manolo Blahnik,
handmade in Italy. Size 37. Compliments of Manolo Blahnik.

191. Total Relaxation: Full Body Massage                                                       Value: $150
Relax your body and soul with a full body massage from Spa Aria, a cozy retreat tucked within the
exquisite Hotel Monteleone. Compliments of Spa Aria

192. Mignon Faget One-of-a-kind Necklace and Earings                                         Value: $2000
Mignon Faget jewelry is a must-have for every New Orleans lady. The designer’s family has been in New
Orleans since the Eighteenth Century, and her jewelry is inspired by the natural and man-made
landmarks of Southern Louisiana. This one-of-a-kind Palmate Necklace features Doré (24-karat gold over
bronze) Palmate leaves strung with pyrite and abalone chips and accented with smoky topaz, citrine,
and aquamarine. The necklace closure is silk cord and ribbons, making it adjustable. The Palmate
earrings are sterling silver with a 24-karat-gold plate. Compliments of Mignon Faget

193. Autographed: Photograph of Mariah Carey                                                   Value: $250
Photo of Grammy-winning, multiplatinum-selling recording artist Mariah Carey, signed by the superstar
herself! Compliments of In De Goot Entertainment
194. Lamp Created by Artist Hamid Naciri                                                     Value: $150
Uniquely gorgeous lamp created by Hamid Naciri, using wrought iron and Moroccan goatskin, hand-
decorated with henna and colored varnish. Compliments of Gallery 713

195. Glass Ice Bucket and Tumblers from Mignon Faget                                         Value: $145
Acclaimed New Orleans artist and designer Mignon Faget has created extraordinary designs for more
than 35 years—in addition to her highly desired jewelry and objects of adornment, she presents
exclusive objects for the home, inspired by the architecture and natural themes of Louisiana. Enjoy a
glass “Fleur de Lis” ice bucket and four glass “bamboo” tumblers. Compliments of Mignon Faget

196. Ketel Carousal—Cocktail Party for Fifteen                                               Value: $750
Host a cocktail party at your house for you and fourteen guests and enjoy award-winning fine vodka.
Compliments of Glazer’s Companies of Louisiana.

197. Sex and the City Journal & Tote Bag                                                      Value: $40
Get Carrie’d away with your very own Sex and the City journal and tote bag! Compliments of HBO

198. True Blood Shirt and Mug                                                                 Value: $30
At the center of True Blood is Merlotte’s Bar and Grill, where Sookie, played by Anna Paquin, waitresses
and uses her mind-reading powers to get the latest scoop on town gossip and mysteries. Celebrate this
cult-fave show with a Merlotte’s T-shirt (women’s medium) and mug. Compliments of HBO

199. Star Struck: Astrology Session                                                          Value: $250
Hey, what’s your sign? Glimpse your destiny with this astrological counseling session with renowned
astrology expert Lynn Wilson. Compliments of Lynn Wilson

200. Acupuncture, Massage, and Yoga                                                          Value: $300
Relax and renew yourself with a one-hour acupuncture session, one-hour hot-stone massage session,
and a one-hour private yoga session. Compliments of Valerie Viosca

201. Original Artwork by Treme Actor Clarke Peters                                           Value: $200
Mixed-media art piece created by Clarke Peters, the actor who played Detective Lester Freamon on The
Wire and plays Chief Albert Lambreaux on Treme. Peters created this unique work during his time in the
city filming Treme, using materials and themes that represent the spirit of New Orleans and the show.
Compliments of Clarke Peters

202. The Corner DVD Autographed by David Simon David Mills                                    Value: $45
Emmy Award-winning and acclaimed HBO miniseries chronicling the life of a family living in poverty
amid the drug markets of West Baltimore. Signed by writer/producers David Simon and David Mills.
Compliments of David Simon
203. Homicide Seasons 1-3 on DVD                                                                Value: $60
Enjoy the first three seasons on DVD of the Emmy-winning NBC television series Homicide, for which
David Simon was a consultant, writer and producer. Compliments of David Simon

205. Gift Card to Stein’s Market and Deli                                                       Value: $30
A taste of New York on Magazine Street, Stein’s offers traditional and specialty sandwiches, H&H bagels
from NYC, a large variety of cured meats and salamis, an extensive selection of beers and cheeses from
around the world, and much more. Compliments of Stein’s Market and Deli.

206. Obama Framed Photo Print —“Alleyball”                                                     Value: $550
Beautiful large black-and-white photograph of Barack Obama showing off his hoops skills in a Chicago
alley during his very first campaign in 1996, for Illinois State Senate. Compliments of Marc PoKempner.

207. Lloyd Price Memorabilia Package                                                            Value: $50
Kenner native and 1950s teen pop star Lloyd Price, known for the 1952 R&B hit “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” is
a local legend and global icon who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Enjoy this
package of goodies, including his performance with soul legends Jerry Butler, Gene Chandler, and Ben E.
King on The 4 Kings of Rhythm and Blues DVD; a “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” CD single; a commemorative
bookmark from Lloyd Price books; an autographed photo; The True King of the Fifties—The Lloyd Price
Story; and special commemorative “Lloyd Price Music” cereal from Price’s Icon Foods. Compliments of
Lloyd Price

208. Acupuncture Package                                                                       Value: $400
Let your body’s energy guide you into a state of harmony with a three-part series of body work:
acupuncture and moxa; reiki; and imagery. Available in New Orleans or New York City. Compliments of
Wendy Z. Henry.

209. Big Ol’ Box of New Orleans                                                                 Value: $47
Four CDs featuring the ultimate collection of music from New Orleans, with over five hours of
unforgettable local grooves, including Rock, Jazz, Soul, Funk, R&B, Cajun, Blues, and Klezmer. Featuring
Fats Domino, Dr. John, Rebirth Brass Band, the Meters, the Neville Brothers, Louis Armstrong, and many
more. Some even performing here tonight! Compliments of Dan Attias and Gary Stewart

210. Framed Photograph—“Jamison’s Bloom” by Jeffrey Ehrenreich                                 Value: $500
This beautiful color photo is of Baby Kenya of the Mardi Gras Indians, Guardians of the Flame being
presented with flowers by legendary dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison, the creative director of
the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre. Compliments of Guardians of the Flame Cultural Arts Society

211. Autographed: Limited-Edition Phish Poster                                                 Value: $100
From a limited edition set of 750, this beautiful poster featuring the artwork of longtime band artist Jim
Pollock celebrates Phish’s “New Orleans Relief” project, which raises money for the Kartrina recovery
effort through sales of the downloadable live Phish performance at Jazz Fest ’96. Signed by the artist
and the band. Compliments of Phish
212. True Blood Season One DVD Collection, Cap, Mug, and T-Shirt                                Value: $114
True fans come out at night! Enjoy this season one DVD set, cap, mug, and T-shirt (men’s large) from the
cult-fave HBO series True Blood. Compliments of HBO

213. Big Love Couples Package                                                                    Value: $75
Celebrate HBO’s quirkiest show, Big Love, starring Bill Paxton as a polygamist juggling three wives, with
official hat, T-shirt (men’s large), and hooded sweatshirt (women’s medium). Compliments of HBO

214. Tabasco Tub of Flavor                                                                       Value: $99
It’s getting hot in here! It truly is a “tub of flavor” when you dig into this impressive gift package
featuring a variety of Louisiana’s own Tabasco hot sauces, marinades, and snacks. Compliments of
McIlhenny Company

215. True Blood Memorabilia Package                                                              Value: $25
Vampires “come out of the coffin” in True Blood, HBO’s hit series, because they are no longer reliant on
human blood—thanks to Tru Blood, a new synthetic blood invented in Japan. Now you can sample Tru
Blood for yourself, with this four-pack of O-Positive brews (okay, it’s actually a delicious, blood-orange-
flavored, carbonated energy drink…but we won’t tell!). Enjoy your monstrous beverage in two True
Blood mugs. Compliments of HBO

216. The Wire Season 4 Crew-Only Ski Hat and Mug                                                 Value: $25
Keep warm with this hat that was given to cast and crew-members who worked the 4th season official
coffee mug. Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions

217. “Obama’s First Campaign” Photo by Marc PoKempner                                           Value: $600
Breathtaking large black-and-white photograph of Barack Obama meeting Chicago children on the trail
of his very first campaign in 1996, for Illinois State Senate. While Obama went on to accomplish a few
things, we still know him as a guy whose favorite show was The Wire, with Omar as his favorite
character. Compliments of Marc PoKempner; framing compliments of Uptown Frames

218. The Wire Digital Frame with Crew Plaque                                                     Value: $85
This special final wrap gift was given to crew members of The Wire who dedicated themselves to the run
of the series. The Kodak EasyShare SV710 digital-picture frame has a commemorative plaque “The Wire
2001-2007”. It features a remote, play back video and MP3s and built-in speakers. Compatible with SD,
MMC, Memory Stick, xD, CF, and MD card. Compliments of Blown Deadline Productions

220. Art Piece and Book by Patricia “Muffin” Bernstein                                         Value: $1000
Artist Muffin Bernstein was born in New Orleans and resettled here after getting her Master’s in Fine Art
from Florida State University. Specializing in large landscapes or collages of nature, she has shown her
work all across the country. “Soft Shell Mariposa” is an arresting pigment print on canvas with stitching.
Enjoy this unique work along with Muffin’s book of nature photography, Field Guide to Nola Nature.
Compliments of Muffin Sills Bernstein
221. Family-Pack: Audubon Zoo and Aquarium                                                    Value: $148
Use these eight tickets for a trip to either the Audubon Zoo uptown, ranked among the nation’s best or
Audubon Aquarium downtown or treat your family to both! Featuring thrilling elephant and sea-lion
presentations, highly endangered whooping cranes, white tigers, and unique albino alligators, or feed a
stingray, encounter penguins and sharks, and meet the beloved sea otters Buck and Emma.
Compliments of Audubon Nature Institute

222. Six Feet Under Complete Series Set on DVD                                                Value: $126
Enjoy all five seasons of this award-winning HBO hit series about the cathartic journey of the extended
Fisher family, whose personal trials and tribulations are played out against the solemn backdrop of an
independent funeral home in L.A. Compliments of HBO

223. The Corner Autographed Copy by David Simon                                                 Value: $45
Before he was an Emmy-award winning creator of some of the most original work on television, David
Simon made his mark as a journalist and non-fiction author. His second book, co-written with Ed Burns,
The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood, tells the story of a West Baltimore
community dominated by a heavy drug market. The book was named a Notable Book of the Year by the
New York Times and inspired the HBO miniseries The Corner. The book is signed by David Simon.
Compliments of David Simon

224. Autographed Acoustic Guitar: Gov’t Mule                                                  Value: $500
Epiphone acoustic guitar, signed by the members of Gov’t Mule, including legendary classic-rock
guitarist Warren Haynes. Compliments of Gov’t Mule

225. Dr. John Autographed Fedora                                                              Value: $225
This black Biltmore hat with purple band and feather is a classic was worn by Dr. John and is prominently
autographed by the New Orleans music legend. Compliments of Dr. John

226. Play the Cowbell with Fredy Omar con su Banda                                         Value: Priceless
Got rhythm? Here’s your chance to be a cameo music star at French Quarter Fest or Jazz Fest. Play the
cowbell for one song with Fredy Omar con su Banda during his performance at one of those festivals.
The “Latin King of Frenchman Street” leads the city’s most popular and acclaimed Latin band. Lauded by
the Times-Picayune as “the Latin spice in New Orleans’ cultural gumbo,” Fredy is known among locals as
an absolute must-see at local music festivals. Compliments of Fredy Omar con su Banda

227. Gospel Brunch for Four at the House of Blues                                             Value: $160
In the heart of the French Quarter, the House of Blues New Orleans has hosted some of the most
rollicking live music performances in town for more than a decade and houses the nation’s largest
collection of folk art. Experience this funky venue’s famous Sunday-morning tradition and dig in on a
pair of inspirations: A buffet including cheese grits, peel-and-eat boiled shrimp, baked chicken with Jim
Beam BBQ sauce, unlimited mimosas, and more; and a rousing performance by one of the city’s world-
renowned gospel choirs. Compliments of House of Blues
228. Gift Certificate to Feelings Cafe                                                           Value: $60
Tucked away in the main house of the former D’Aunoy Plantation, just outside of the French Quarter,
Feelings Cafe is known among locals as one of the most romantic restaurants in New Orleans. Enjoy this
$60 gift certificate and settle in to the intimate atmosphere of their picturesque courtyard and the
sounds of soft music from their adjacent piano bar, while sampling their acclaimed French and Creole
menu. Compliments of Feelings Cafe

229. Flight of the Conchords Season 1 and Season 2                                               Value: $60
Flight of the Conchords follows the trials and tribulations of a two-man, digi-folk band from New Zealand
as they try to make a name for themselves in their adopted home of New York City. Enjoy both seasons
of this hysterical original series from HBO. Compliments of HBO

230. Dr. John Framed Photo                                                                      Value: $600
Framed color photograph of local musical legend Dr. John by renowned jazz-and-blues photographer Jef
Jaisun. Compliments of Jeff Jaisun

231. Rare Special Edition of Drama City by George Pelecanos, Artwork by Joe Servello            Value: $110
A true first edition of George Pelecanos’ thirteenth novel Drama City, with special cover art by Joe
Servello. Pelecanos is one of America’s best crime novelists and has worked as a writer on both The Wire
and Treme. Servello has illustrated more than 65 books, and his work has been featured in many
national magazines and public collections. Compliments of George Pelecanos

232. Autographed Limited-Edition Ponderosa Stomp Four-Poster Set                                Value: $200
Ponderosa Stomp, the Crescent City’s acclaimed annual American roots music festival, performed three
shows at Lincoln Center in July 2009. Yee-Haw Industries, an award-winning print shop based out of
Knoxville, Tennessee, created these unique posters for the show. Only 250 copies of each poster were
printed and none will be printed again. One of the posters is signed by Dr. John; another poster by
Michael Hurtt, the Dixie Cups, Jean Knight, Dorothy Moore, and Tammy Lynn. Compliments of the
Ponderosa Stomp Foundation

233. Autographed Steve Earle CDs and Poster                                                      Value: $75
Enjoy classic CDs from Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and actor in The Wire and Treme Steve Earle,
The Mountain and Washington Square Serenade, along with a poster of Steve Earle and Electric Hot
Tuna—all signed by the “hardcore troubadour” himself. Compliments of Steve Earle

235. Autographed Treme Mardi Gras Indian Suit Design                                            Value: $185
This shadow box, created by Treme costume designer Alonzo Wilson, includes a print of the concept
sketch for the Mardi Gras Indian suit used in the Treme Pilot, drawn by Wilson. Surrounding the sketch
are actual feathers, velvet trim, and Swarovski crystals used in the making of the Indian suit. The print is
autographed by Wilson and actor Clarke Peters, who plays Chief Albert Lambreaux on Treme and played
Detective Lester Freamon on The Wire. Also included is a photograph of Peters in this suit during filming
of the Pilot. Compliments of Alonzo Wilson and Treme
236. $50 Gift Card to Boucherie                                                                 Value: $50
Fast becoming one of the toughest spots in town to get a table, Boucherie was named one of the top
“Restaurants Worth the Money” by Gourmet magazine. Chef Nathanial Zimet, already famous among
local revelers for his late-night inventions at the Que Crawl (affectionately known as the “Purple Truck”)
opened Boucherie in 2009 in the Riverbend, specializing in Contemporary Southern Cuisine that blends
his gourmet chops with his down-to-earth sensibility. Use your $50 gift card to enjoy pulled-pork cake
with potato confit, grit fries, bacon brownies, and more. Compliments of Boucherie.

237. Couple’s Season Subscription to Southern Rep Theater                                      Value: $350
Enjoy all the 2010/2011 productions at Southern Rep with two subscriptions for the twenty-fourth
season of the Gulf Coast South’s premiere professional theatre. (Call the Box Office to reserve your
seats. Not valid for opening nights.) Compliments of Southern Rep Theatre

238. Autographed Limited-Edition—“Social Aid and Pleasure Club Parade” by Marc Malin Value: $475
Limited-edition, framed, large archival print of the Social Aid and Pleasure Club Parade. Signed by New
Mexico artist and musician Marc Malin, a lifelong visitor and lover of New Orleans, who uses infrared
photography and hand-toned prints to create black-and-white images as vibrantly soulful as the music
they depict. Compliments of Marc Malin, framing compliments of Brilliant.

239. Weekend Getaway in the French Quarter                                                     Value: $420
Enjoy luxury and comfort in the heart of the historic French Quarter with a two-night stay at Iberville
Suites, with spacious suites with distinct living and sleeping areas. Walk outside and find yourself steps
away from food, music, and entertainment in the Vieux Carré! Then embark on an adventure with your
choice of one of Gray Line’s unique explorations of New Orleans: The Super City Tour, Original Cocktail
Tour, French Quarter Walking Tour, or Katrina Tour. Finally, wrap up your weekend with a jaunt to the
Wine Institute of New Orleans in the Central Business District to sample from more than 300 labels in
stock, from world-famous selections to rare and undiscovered gems, with a $25 gift certificate to
W.I.N.O. (Date of stay in Suites based on availability and occupancy. Reservations required for tours. Gift
certificate good for wine tasting only; not good for classes or bottle sales.) Compliments of Iberville
Suites, Gray Line Tours, and W.I.N.O.

240. John Besh’s Domenica: Gift Certificate                                                    Value: $100
One of the most recognizable faces in New Orleans cooking, celebrity chef John Besh was cited as the
best in the Southeast by the James Beard Foundation and named one of the ten best chefs in America by
Food and Wine. In September 2009, Besh opened Domenica in the historic, recently renovated
Roosevelt New Orleans. Enjoy a $100 gift certificate to this elegant Italian eatery that features a 9,800-
pound, wood-burning pizza oven with a rotating stone deck—the only one of its kind in the country.
Compliments of Besh Restaurant Group

241. Autographed: Treme Script, Ep. 5 — Signed by Celebrity Chefs                          Value: Priceless
Episode Five of the upcoming premiere season of Treme features New York celebrity chefs Tom
Colicchio, David Chang, Eric Ripert, and Wylie Dufresne playing themselves, dining down in New Orleans.
Here’s a unique opportunity to acquire a script from Treme, signed by this amazing group of chefs.
(Script will be shipped to winning bidder after episode airs.) Compliments of Treme
242. Autographed Limited-Edition—“Snooks Eaglin” by Marc Malin                                 Value: $500
Limited-edition, framed, large archival print of “the human jukebox,” New Orleans singer Snooks Eaglin.
Signed by New Mexico artist and musician Marc Malin, a lifelong visitor and lover of New Orleans, who
uses infrared photography and hand-toned prints to create black-and-white images as vibrantly soulful
as the music they depict. Compliments of Marc Malin; framing complements of Brilliant

243. Cochon Gift Certificate                                                                   Value: $100
Named the South’s best chef by the James Beard Foundation, Chef Donald Link prepares food that
captures New Orleans’ unique blend of the down-home and the divine. Enjoy this $100 gift certificate to
Cochon, where you’ll find one of the few menus on the planet that offers both a world-class wine list
and fried pig ear salad. Ranked #3 on the New York Times list of best new restaurants in the nation in
2008. Compliments of Cochon

244. Curb Your Enthusiasm Package                                                                Value: $65
Larry David has it all—so why is he still so intent on making a mess out of his life? Enjoy Season 2 of
HBO’s hilarious Curb Your Enthusiasm on DVD, along with official cap and polo shirt (men’s large), and
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Book. Compliments of HBO

245. The Write Stuff                                                                           Value: $300
The New Orleans Writers Workshop, run by local poets Paul White and Jen Abbott, offers an outlet to
explore or develop your writing skills, whether you need help in the workplace or have dreams of
writing the Great American Novel. Enjoy six hours of expert service, good for tutoring, résumé help, or
creative-writing workshops. Compliments of New Orleans Writers Workshop

246. The Delachaise Gift Certificate                                                             Value: $50
This elegant uptown wine bar is the perfect spot for an intimate date on historic St. Charles Avenue.
Awarded “best wine by the glass” six years in a row by Gambit, sample their extensive collection of
unique wines and beers or their expertly made cocktails. And make sure to try the adventurous and
widely acclaimed bar menu featuring goodies like wild boar pate and out-of-this-world pommes frites.
Compliments of The Delachaise

247. The Pogues: Suit Worn by Jem Finer Onstage                                                Value: $500
Dark blue suit worn by Jem Finer, the Pogues mult-instrumentalist who co-wrote their signature song,
“Fairytale of New York.” This is an actual suit worn on stage at a Pogues concert, and still includes the
contents of the pocket: a hand written note with guitar chords and a set list with the note on the back
that reads, “I refuse to work under these conditions. They are not bad enough.” Compliments of Jem
Finer

248. The Pacific Swag Package                                                                    Value: $60
The Pacific, which premiered in New Orleans earlier this month, chronicles the experience of the United
States Marine Corps in the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Get ready for HBO’s latest exploration into
the American psyche with the official book, cap, mug, pens, flashlight and blanket from the brand-new
HBO miniseries. Compliments of HBO
250. 2 Suite Tickets for New Orleans Hornets v. Utah Jazz                                       Value: $400
Enjoy the 2008 Division Champion Hornets battling it out with the rival Utah Jazz on the final weekend
of the regular season from the comfort of a luxury suite. Amenities include flat-screen televisions, VIP
entrance to the arena, a personal suite attendant, wet bar, and a parlor area with barstools, sofa, and
chairs. In addition to All-Stars Chris Paul and David West, the Hornets have been anchored this season
by the dazzling play of rookies Darren Collison and Marcus Thornton. Compliments of Metro Disposal
Service

251. “Who Dat?” 7 Custom Bottles of Petite Sirah                                                Value: $280
Seven bottles of Windsor Vineyards’ Petite Sirah 2007, each with a custom label created for renowned
Seattle jazz-and-blues photographer Jef Jaisun: a “Who Dat?” logo in honor of our beloved Super Bowl
champs and the “Bent Not Broken” logo created by Rick Roth of Mirror Image, seen on the popular T-
shirts that raised money for the Musicians’ Clinic after the storm. Compliments of Jef Jaisun.

252. Wine-lovers Getaway in the Vieux Carré                                                     Value: $325
As the saying goes, the French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone. . . Enjoy your one-
night stay for two at this majestic 124-year-old institution located at the foot of Royal Street, known
around the world for its Carousel Piano Bar and Lounge, a rotating bar. Take a jaunt to the Wine
Institute of New Orleans in the Central Business District to sample from more than 300 labels in stock,
from world-famous selections to rare and undiscovered gems, with a $25 gift certificate to W.I.N.O. For
dinner, head to La Meritage where you can use your $200 gift certificate to sample Executive Chef
Michael Farrell’s distinctive “Southern Coastal Cuisine” at the restaurant that Times-Picayune cited as
“one of the city’s best new restaurants.” (Room and tax charges only. Reservations not accepted more
than one month prior to arrival and must be made through Reservation Department to assure
availability. Expires in one year. Offer does not apply during sold-out dates or special-event periods such
as Mardi Gras, Jazz Fest, etc. W.I.N.O. gift certificate good for wine tasting only; not good for classes or
bottle sales.) Compliments of Hotel Monteleone, W.I.N.O., and Le Meritage.

253. “Sousaphone Reflection” Photo by Bob Compton                                               Value: $425
Local artist Bob Compton, writes Gambit, “has a gift for making public performance shots come across
as accessible and personable, almost intimate, portraits of his subjects at work.” This unusual piece, a
framed large-print color photograph, peers outward into the audience through the reflection of a
Sousaphone. Compliments of Bob Compton; framing compliments of Uptown Frames

254. Jazz and Dinner Cruise for Two on Steamboat Natchez                                        Value: $175
Step back in time and savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans aboard the authentic Sternwheel
Steamboat Natchez. Your two-hour cruise along the Mississippi River features live jazz from the world-
renowned Dukes of Dixieland and a buffet dinner. (Call to confirm sailings; reservation required.)
Compliments of Gray Line Tours

255. Lloyd Price Memorabilia Package                                                             Value: $50
Kenner native and 1950s teen pop star Lloyd Price, known for the 1952 R&B hit “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” is
a local legend and global icon who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Enjoy this
package of goodies, including his performance with soul legends Jerry Butler, Gene Chandler, and Ben E.
King on The 4 Kings of Rhythm and Blues DVD; a “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” CD single; a commemorative
bookmark from Lloyd Price books; an autographed photo; The True King of the Fifties—The Lloyd Price
Story; and special commemorative “Louis Armstrong Television” cereal from Price’s Icon Foods.
Compliments of Lloyd Price

256. The Sopranos Complete Series Set on DVD                                                     Value: $300
For six seasons, fans devotedly watched Tony Soprano deal with the difficulties of balancing his home
life with the criminal organization he leads. Enjoy all six seasons of the iconic HBO series that Vanity Fair
called “the greatest show in TV history.” Compliments of HBO

257. Ponderosa Stomp Grab Bag                                                                    Value: $100
Get Stomped! Amazing collection of rare Ponderosa Stomp goodies: two limited-edition Ponderosa
Stomp posters created by Yee-Haw; two sets of limited-edition Ponderosa Stomp trading cards; two
Stomp stickers; one 2009 staff laminate; Ponderosa Stomp: The Film DVD; one handmade glass pin; one
medium T-shirt; and one unisex long-sleeve cardigan. Compliments of the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation

258. Rome Complete Series                                                                        Value: $100
Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, but now
the city’s foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. Enjoy both seasons of this
award-winning, critically acclaimed series. Compliments of HBO

								
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